Yard Supervisor


Yard Supervisor



Due to increased growth in the business, we are looking for individuals to join our fast-paced team as a Yardman/Foreman based at our Purfleet depot.  The main purpose of this role will be to support and ensure all our depots operate their fleets legally, safely and cost effectively.


Salary : £28,000 – £32,000 based on experience
Type : Full time, TEMP to PERMANENT
Shift : Monday – Friday, Weekend availability , Overtime available 
Hours : Flexi hours (switch between early shift and late shift) , 
40 hours working per work, flexibility required

What we are looking for

Key Responsibilities include: 

  • Undertake vehicle/tank inspection checking on both internal and external condition, completing inspection report for fleet department.
  • Manage day to day running of the deport parking area ensuring structured parking of all vehicles/tanks.
  • Travel to other sites as and when required to completed specific duties as direct my line manager. (hire vehicle provided).
  • Supervise on tank swaps.
  • Undertake tank equipment checks relating to both number and condition, reporting finding to fleet department and local transport management.
  • Ensure yard cleanliness and reporting any maintenance issues.
  • Abiding by company standards i.e., Health & Safety Policy, Fire Safety, Policy Statement etc.
  • Assist with fleet audits.
  • Carry out any reasonable ad-hoc duties that are requested.
  • Report directly to Fleet Engineering Manager.


Skills and Competency:

  • Previous experience as a Yardman, foreman or in a similar role preferable (experience with trucks desirable).
  • HGV Class 1 licence (CE) essential.
  • ADR license preferred but not essential.
  • Experience within the transport industry would be an advantage.
  • Quality organisational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks using your own initiative at the same time.
  • Ability to prioritize own workload but also be able to work as part of a team.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills, both written and verbal.
  • Conversant in IT skills e.g., Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel).
  • Must have an analytical skill, with a high level of attention to detail.


Company Benefits: 

Along with 20 days annual leave and statutory bank holidays, company pension, we offer the following benefits.

  • Confidential Employee Assistance Program for you and your family members.
  • After completing six months’ service, Death in Service equal to three times your annual salary.
  • After six months, service employees are eligible to join the Private Medical Scheme (application process required).
  • Onsite parking available.
  • Plus many more!


We actively encourage and promote diversity and are committed to equal opportunities for all.

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